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Little Tern (sinensis)

Sternula albifrons sinensis (Gmelin, JF 1789)




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
   Sternula
Scientific:
  Sternula albifrons sinensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF 1789)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 2 1 pt2 p.608

Protonym:
  Sterna sinensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2656101


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A3B8DF24609DF13F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A3B8DF24

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A3B8DF24


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 825081

Geographic range:

  • Sternula albifrons sinensis: resident northern India and Sri Lanka east to southeastern Asia, the Philippines, and northern Australia; also breeds southeastern Siberia and Japan south to southeastern China, wintering to New Guinea and Australia
English:
Little Tern (sinensis)
French:
Sterne naine (sinensis)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little Tern (sinensis) ( Sternula albifrons sinensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Little Tern (sinensis) ( Sternula albifrons sinensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Little Tern (sinensis) ( Sternula albifrons sinensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Little Tern (sinensis) ( Sternula albifrons sinensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Little Tern (sinensis) ( Sternula albifrons sinensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Little Tern (sinensis) ( Sternula albifrons sinensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Little Tern (sinensis) ( Sternula albifrons sinensis)
Clements, version 2021:
Sternula albifrons sinensis [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Sternula albifrons sinensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Sternula albifrons sinensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Sternula albifrons sinensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies

This taxon is a subspecies of Sternula albifrons [sinensis or placens]

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German: Zwergseeschwalbe-sinensis
English: Little Tern (sinensis)
French: Sterne naine (sinensis)
Korean: 쇠제비갈매기
Scientific: Sterna sinensis, Sternula albifrons sinensis
Slovak: rybár žltonohý
Vietnamese: Nhàn nhỏ

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